The Windmill Climber (Alma Wagen)

Author: 
Inella Burns
Issue Date: 
October 1988

This mountain climber was obsessed with reaching the heights since she first climbed the windmills on her grandmother’s farm. After becoming the “first woman professional mountain guide in the national park system,” Alma championed the role of women in the labor force.

Key Word Search Terms: 
Kraus, Mankato Normal School, Rockefeller, Whitacre
Decade: 
1980-1989